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Wait For Hiccups To End (Overview)

Baby hiccups are a cause of regular movements that pregnant women feel. It is normal for babies to start hiccupping as they approach full term, and there is nothing to do or worry about it.


Wait For Hiccups To End (Overview)

Baby hiccups are a cause of regular movements that pregnant women feel. It is normal for babies to start hiccupping as they approach full term, and there is nothing to do or worry about it.


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Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Reflux: If no pain, then no needs no treatment. The reflux meds will help with the discomfort not so much about the frequency of the reflux. He is what we cal a happy spitter upper! Wet burps are normal.

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Hi doctor my brother is getting hiccups from morning. Till now it is not stopped and he feels burning sensation .. what should I do to stop it..

Diaphragm irritation: You do not give the age of your brother. In general, the hiccups are because the diaphragm (the organ that divides your chest from your tummy) is being irritated. The burning is likely acid reflux. Avoiding spicy and acid foods will help. Your brother should see a physician for a full evaluation.

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What causes hiccups?

What causes hiccups?

Diaphragm : Irritation of the diaphragm causes hiccups. Usually due to swallowed air, but it can be a sign of a more serious problem and should be seen if it persists.

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What causes hiccups?

Phrenic nerve: irritation causes temporary diaphragmatic fluttering resulting in hiccups. The underlying causes may be multiple including gastric irritation, air gulping or illnesses.

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Hiccup for 3 weekes?

Hiccup for 3 weekes?

Hiccups: Hiccups for three weeks are not good. You already gave one reason of overeating. Cut down on your eating. Chew properly. No carbonated drinks, alcohol, or spicy foods. You have to see your doctor to evaluate your diaphragm and nerve, and medication to stop them.

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How to stop hiccups?

How to stop hiccups?

Hiccups: Hiccups rarely tend to be persistent. If they are ; affecting your quality of life, you should see your doctor. Hiccups is not a disease but a symptom. Treatment includes specialized medications such as baclofen. It is important to first find out the cause of hiccups.

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What causes a hiccup?

Hiccup: The most common triggers for short-term hiccups include: eating too much drinking carbonated beverages drinking too much alcohol sudden temperature changes excitement or emotional stress.

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Why do people hiccup?

Spasm: A hiccup is a sudden involuntary contraction of the diaphragm. They can happen if the phrenic nerve (the one that innervates the diaphragm) is irritated, but most often we have no idea why hiccups occur.

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What do hiccups mean?

What do hiccups mean?

Many causes: Common triggers for short-term hiccups: eating too much, alcohol and carbonated beverages, sudden temperature changes, excitement or emotional stress. Hiccups lasting more than 48 hours are concerning--many many causes. This needs consultation with your doc. If you like details..Follow this link http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hiccups/ds00975/dsection=causes good luck to you...

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Why do hiccups occur ?

Why do hiccups occur ?

Benign variation: Hiccups have been explained as a spontaneous nerve discharge triggering the breathing muscle to tighten in a cycle like a heart beat. Some have suggested the stomach of the newborn rubs the diaphram and triggers the pattern, and that with age the stomach moves away lessening the problem. The most active cases have them before birth. I know of no treatment with any value.

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Why do we get hiccups?

Why do we get hiccups?

Hiccups!: Hiccups are caused from the frenic nerve that exits from the spinal column in the neck and travels down to the diaphragm along side of the esophagus. This makes this nerve the longest exposed nerve inside our body. As we eat or drink this nerve gets "bumped" by the esophagus causing it to stimulate the diaphragm to contract. It is common in babies; the nerve is still developing. More sensitive.

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How do u cure hiccups?

How do u cure hiccups?

Hiccups: Most hiccups fade away by themselves or when the cause is treated. Ones that last more than 2 days can benefit from remedies like Reglan (metoclopramide) (anti-nausea drug) or Baclofen (muscle relaxant).

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How to remove hiccups?

Home remedies : May provide relief: breathe into a paper bag, gargle with ice water, hold your breath, sip cold water. If an underlying medical condition is causing hiccups, treatment of that illness may eliminate the hiccups. Drugs may treat long-term hiccups: Chlorpromazine (an antipsychotic), Metoclopramide (anti-nausea drug); Baclofen (muscle relaxant). Some suggest acupuncture & hypnosis.

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How does a hiccup form?

See below: The hiccup reflex mechanism is based on the afferent pathway (vagus and phrenic nerve and sympathetic fibers innervating chest organs, the abdomen, the ear, the nose and the throat stimulation, and the stimulation of hiccup center in the central nervous system, mainly reflecting psychogenic or metabolic disorders) and the efferent pathway (phrenic nerves).

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How to deal with hiccups?

How to deal with hiccups?

Cause?: The cause of the hiccups is the real issue but most things are myths: holding your breath, drinking water +- upside down, getting scared or startled to name a few. Depending on your age, medical conditions, and medications it might be worth discussing with your doctor.

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How can you stop hiccups?

Hiccups: Try the following: baclofen, Reglan (metoclopramide) and thorazine, stimulating the gag reflex. (http://www.Neurology.Org/content/40/3_part_1/531.Abstract). Nifedipine "termination of intractable hiccups with digital rectal massage" odeh et al. Journal of internal medicine, 1990. Iv thorazine over a 2 hr period successfully terminated the hiccups.

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What can I do for hiccup?

Baclofen: Baclofen is a safe and effective treatment for hiccups but make sure that the cause of the hiccups is a benign cause.

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Hiccups (Definition)

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